Local chamber sets annual Awards Dinner

The South County Chamber of Commerce will honor its 2008 Business Persons of the Year and its 2008 Citizen of the Year next week during its annual Awards Dinner.

Joe and John Weinmann of Kenrick’s Meats are the Business Persons of the Year and Marlene Shelton of St. Anthony’s Hospice is the Citizen of the Year.

They will be honored Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Royale Orleans Banquet Center, 2801 Telegraph Road. Registration will begin at 5:15 p.m. with dinner at 6:15 p.m.

A variety of other awards will be presented, including Outstanding Community Service, Newcomer Award, Outstanding Contribution, Renovation and Beautification, New Construction, Special Recognition, Above and Beyond, 2008 Police Officer, 2008 Firefighter, Restaurateur of the Year and Ambassador of the Year.

The cost is $20 per person. For reservations, call (314) 894-6800.